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  • Children enjoying a tractor ride at Almond Valley Heritage Centre
    Almond Valley Heritage Centre, Livingston
  • A visitor looks up at the Concorde in the National Museum of Flight
    The Concorde Experience
  • The Animal World Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland
    The National Museum of Scotland
  • The People's Story Museum on the Royal Mile
    The People's Story Museum
  • A group take a tour of the Scottish Mining Museum
    The Scottish Mining Museum, Newtongrange, Midlothian

Explore the museums in Edinburgh & The Lothians and uncover a variety of fascinating exhibitions for young and old.

See the T-Rex at the National Museum of Scotland, the Concorde at the National Museum of Flight and Steiff Bears at the world’s only dedicated Museum of Childhood.

Take a look through the information to plan your trip to museums in Edinburgh & The Lothians and see what you can uncover.

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  1. Museum On The Mound




    • 5 Museum
    5 Museum

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Want to see a million pounds? See Scotland's oldest banknote? Explore the changing face of Edinburgh? Build a model home? Crack open a safe? Then come to the Museum on the Mound.

  2. Gradings

    • 5 Museum
    5 Museum


    Head off on a journey of discovery at this former airfield and explore the history of aviation from the First World War to the present day.

  3. Almond Valley Heritage Centre


    Children's Attractions


    • 4 Visitor Attraction
    4 Visitor Attraction


    Friendly farm animals, play areas, green spaces and an innovative museum packed full of things to prod, sniff, shake and discover.

  4. Gradings

    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction


    Cruise to the Avon Aqueduct on "St Magdalene" - a 40 seater canal boat. Departs 2:30 returns 5pm Sat & Sun. Half hour Town Boat Trips from 2 till 4:30pm. Tearoom and Canal Museum. Also charters & Hires.

  5. Gradings


  6. Gradings

    • 5 Visitor Attraction
    5 Visitor Attraction

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Take a sensational journey through a replica distillery, before your expert guide imparts the secrets of the Whisky regions. Finally, you'll choose your perfect 'dram', and taste it in The World's Largest Whisky Collection.

  7. Prestongrange Museum




    • 3 Visitor Attraction
    3 Visitor Attraction


    Prestongrange is a free, family friendly open-air museum on the site of a former colliery.

  8. Gradings

    • 4 Museum
    4 Museum


    16th century town house.

  9. Gradings

    • 3 Museum
    3 Museum

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Home to important collections on the history of Edinburgh, from prehistoric times to the present day.

  10. Gradings

    • 2 Museum
    2 Museum

    Edinburgh - City Centre

    Dedicated to the lives and work of Scotland's great literary figures, in particular Robert Burns (1759-1796); Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832); and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894).


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